Thursday 30th August 2018 from 1.30PM outside Forest Hills Golf Club, Coleford. Click for Facebook event details to share/invite friends.
Local NHS organisations want to close two community hospitals in the Forest of Dean and replace them with a single, smaller, new hospital.
The joint boards will make their decision on the location of a new community hospital despite the fact HOLD - Hands Off Lydney and Dilke hospitals campaign, the 'engagement exercise' the Trusts ran, and other evidence suggests that people want - and more importantly - need two hospitals.
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> The public have been silenced.
> Patients have been silenced.
We are #TheSilencedMajority and we want to #HOLDOurHospitals!"
HOLD are inviting people to join a silent demonstration outside the meeting at Forest Hills Golf Club in Coleford, tomorrow Thursday 20th August from 1.30pm. These hospitals are part of the network of community hospitals that serve the whole county of Gloucestershire - the fight in the Forest is our fight in Stroud too.
If you can't join HOLD - Hands Off Lydney and Dilke hospitals on the day, they encourage you to join in on social media with the hashtags: #TheSilencedMajority and #HOLDOurHospitals. You can find HOLD on Facebook, and they are @HOLDourHospital on twitter.
The group is also encouraging people to join as members - which is 100% free: www.holdmembership.wordpress.com. They are continuing to prepare for a Judicial Review - so sign up to receive updates.